Jing Chai's "Insight" Tops JD.com Global's June List of Chinese Books Sold Overseas

Jul 09, 2013, 10:44 ET from Jingdong

BEIJING, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- JD.com Global (en.JD.com), the international website of Jingdong, China's leading direct B2C e-commerce company, today released its June list of the 10 best-selling Chinese language books on the site. The report provides an indicator on popular trends for Chinese language books among readers outside of China.

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Insight, the 2012 autobiography of Jing Chai, a well-known journalist and TV host in China, tops the list. Jing Chai is a host on CCTV, China's most prominent television outlet, and is also an investigative journalist who has reported from the frontlines of major social events in China over the past decade. In Insight, she shares her experiences and thoughts on the most transformational events in China over that period, including the 2003 SARS outbreak, and the Sichuan Earthquake and Beijing Olympics, both of which took place in 2008.

Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think, which covers the hottest topics in the technology and e-commerce space, debuted on the list at number 4. Co-authored by Oxford Professor Viktor Mayer-Schonberger, and Kenneth Cukier, data editor of The Economist, the book explains what "big data" is and discusses how today's technology is providing unprecedented access to data, changing the way we think and live. The book was originally published in English and was translated for sale on JD.com Global.

JD.Com Global Best Selling Chinese Language Books in June 2013




Jing Chai



Abe Yaro

Shinya Shokudo


Takagi Naoko

Living Alone for Nine Years


Viktor Mayer-Schonberger, Kenneth Cukier

Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think


Minhong Yu

New Oriental GRE Vocabulary Guide


Jun Wu

Beauty of Math


Degang Guo

Just Good


Fei Le Niao

Floral Portraits


Xiangdong Chen

New Oriental GRE Math Guide


Takagi Naoko

Traveling Alone as a Gourmet

Source: JD.com Global (en.JD.com)

About JD.com Global

JD.com Global (En.JD.com) is the global website of Jingdong (JD.com), the largest B2C direct sales e-commerce company in China (source: iResearch). Launched in October 2012, the site currently offers more than 850,000 SKUs including categories from Chinese books and media, electronics to wedding & events, apparel, home and garden, with most SKUs manufactured in China. The site currently serves and ships to 37 regions and countries around the world. JD.com Global strives to offer a convenient and cost-effective solution for its target customers, mainly Chinese who live abroad and want to keep up to date on Chinese language literature and shopping trends.

About Jingdong:

Jingdong is the largest B2C direct sales e-commerce company in China (source: iResearch). The Company has achieved around 150% annually compounded growth in gross merchandise volume over the past several years and strives to offer the best online shopping experience to its customers. It currently offers more than 9 million SKUs through its B2C direct sales and online marketplace platform. The Company has established nationwide fulfillment capabilities and an extensive last mile delivery network to provide superior customer experience. As of June 2013, the Company has 6 major fulfillment centers with 75 warehouses in 30 cities, as well as nearly 1,000 delivery stations and nearly 300 pickup stations nationwide. Through its speedy delivery services, the Company offers same day delivery in 27 major cities and next day delivery in more than 150 cities in China. Its newly launched night delivery and 3-hour delivery services are now available in 6 major cities in China.

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